Found October 08, 2013 on Lakerholicz.com:
After resting the Spaniard and Canadian in the Lakers’ first pre-season game on Saturday, head coach Mike D’Antoni says he will play Steve Nash and Pau Gasol for 20-plus minutes on Tuesday night in Ontario, yet he may rest the pair when the team travels to Las Vegas on Thursday: D'Antoni said Nash and Gasol will play 20+ minutes tomorrow in Ontario (DEN) but maybe sit Thurs in Vegas (SAC). Lakers leave Fri for China.— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) October 7, 2013 The Lakers are trying to be extremely cautious this year with their players, especially in back-to-back situations, but hopefully they’ll get a chance to play together a fair bit before opening night; it’d be nice for the rotations to be pretty much set by the time October 29 rolls around. Of course, it sucks for the fans who pay their hard-earned money to catch a game and then they arrive at the arena to discover that the stars are being rested, but that’s the way coaches have to deal with their players sometimes. They have ...
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